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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHtftlDOE, ALIIUTA, UNION BANK OF CANADA taf tti He Safest Place ftr IMF Suite Cash is in ttaviafs Accouat witk UM Union Bank of Canada. Whan jrou hart an opportunity to make a profitable ittYtstnent, or to meet unexpected the cash it ready. Open an account MW. Deposits of 11.00 and upwards received. Interest paid or added to Principal at regular intervals. Money may be withdrawn at any time. LETHBRIDQE BRANCH: J. R. Manager. TEMPERANCE NOTES (Supplied by the W.C.T.U.) No wines were served at the pany sold fewer barrels of beer ithan daring the previous year. in- The rations of the Russian scol- ef spirits purposes. given only for niediciunl The Lord Chief Justice of England who presided at u conference of so- cial recently, said that he believed-thai the- percentage of crun due to drink was from 80-to IK) pe cent. The more he saw of the feeble minded, the more he saw of the rec rudescence of crime, in some chil dren between the ages of 10 and 18, the more satisfied he was that the question -of heredity had not b sufficiently considered from the point of view of the education of the child. augural ball at the White House, by j dier have hitherto included a certain request of President Taft. quantity of vodka distributed after manoeuvres, parades, regimental cel- The Presidential Woman's Suffrage ebrations, and other special occas- Bill passed the Lower House at the; ions, but now the military council Kansas Legislature by a vote of 59 has decided to replace vodka by light ayes and 57 noes, majority only be- i wine, beer, or an improved quality- ing required. of food, according to climatic and other conditions. The sale of vodka At a meeting- of the Bristol United i and other spirituous liquors will be Brewery it was stated that the com-1 prohibited at the canteens, and oth- The use of paint is an economy. It protects and beautifies. It makes buildings last longer and look t T-J better. be sure and get the right kind of paint or varnish for your purpose. Ask your dealer for 1 A SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS AND VARNISHES Hide in Canada Mont The desire for reduction of licenses for thp sale of intoxicating liquors which has ben permeating the whole of the English speaking world, has at lagt reached Johannesburg, South and no less than 36 of the 206 licenses have beeen reiused the recent licensing meeting. The liquor men are up in arms and es- timate their loss at but the Transvaal law recognizes no vest ed right, nor does it peonit aa appeal from this decision of the licensing courts. From the 69th Annual Report ,of the Massachusetts Prison Commis- sioners: Arrests for "crime in all Mas- sachusetts io every population: License cities and towns...... 47 No-License cities and towns 26 "There will be blind the liquor man says. Yes, hu- man law entirely prevents an evil. But the internal revenue licenses is- sued in this State show nine blind tigers in licensed territory for every one in no-license territory. The question is not the saloon or the ti- ger, but the saloon and the Quoted from the Saturday Evening Post, Page 13, Nov. 9, 1907. Why, one open saloon will dispense more liquor in. one year all the kitchen bar-rooms combined. Such an argument is arguing that beca you have a 2-inch wastepipe in your yard you should build a 2-foo' JANE CABLE STORY CONTINUED-BY GCOftQE BARR McCUTCHEON He triad to throw off bia dwptrttt feeling of appreheiuiou, cbatteriuf all of comforting reaaooa and ex cuaea to bluMolf aa acarrlad rooma with alraleaa haate. Try aa would, however. the tl be could not not ertn of hi Inspiring Napoltoo. how of the wlud annoyed and appalled him. He ctofht WmaeJf Uatenlnf Intently for sounds above and not of the storm. A iutermitteut laofb broke from hla as he on cunini sewer in your front yard- Think of a grocery dealer skulking alleys with a can of coffee one boot-leg, a pound of cheese in j the and a down the i back of his neck ;or of a shoe dealer with his door fastened and his win- Idows grated, and doing business in a little back room. What man would say the grocery business was flourish- i ing, or that there were more boots and j shoes sold than ever before in the history of.the city? BOW ISLAND e'e ALBERTA Choice Business and Residential Lots This townsite is situated sixty-four miles east of the City of Lethbridge, on the Crow's Nest Pass Division of the C.P.R., and has the celebrated Old Glory gas well adjoin- ing the townsite. There is a good supply of coal and water. No investment on earth like earth itself. Buy now, as prices are advancing daily. Prices of Lots range from to according to Ipcgtipn. Special Prices for Blocks. Terms are One-Third Cash, and ftuS balance payable in Six and Twelve Months with interest at six per cent, per annum; V For full particulars call or write to Ludtke tf Waddelt Bow Island, Aha. blxuaelf for a fool to be ao disturbed by Gntydon'a report. "What have 1 to fear from him? Why should I let that look of bia nerve me BO? Why can't I forget It? 11 -It didn't mean anything. I'm t foal to think of it Nearly two ago, that wag. Why, be may A new thought chased the old ooe out before it was formed. HJa eyes caught tight of one of bis completed models land- ing In the corner. It was the model for the guillotine. For a long time he aat ataring at the thing, a hundred form- ing and reforming to bis brain. "I wonder If I'll really die before he is liberated." be was aayfng dumbly to himself "I wonder if I will. There's ao sign of it now. I'm strong and well to lire for years. Sup- pose be it freed inside of a month or o. What tfecn? By beares, I'd be osing the dearet hope of my whole ife. My last rifbt of hhn-tbat beao- iifnl Tiskw bebiad the weadd be spoiled, uadooe. wiped out. He'd be is free as t. 1 won't die inside of month. I'm sure. He'd come here od tango at mepaad he'd kill me in he end, God! I know be would. He'd are die joy seeing my paam aad terror sad see me d be bloody and crnshed himself In the midst of to rise sn44cail7 cross to the gnastly looting frame with the cords, the hinges and the great lay harmlessly in the grooves -at the top. For many minutes he stood and gazed at the ax, his flesh as cold as ice. Then .he tested the cords. The ax dropped heavily to the block below. The odor of geranium leaves assailed his nostrils. With an ugly Impulse he turned and swept the pots from the window box, scattering them over the floor. He lifted the broadax to Its place, tenderly, almost lovingly. "By my loul, it's ;a; beantifal piece of work. Ifs .is sure as the grave itself." Again he stood off and looked at the Infernal bit- of Ms own handiwork, his eyes glistening with dread of the thins. He turned and fled to the op- posite side of the room, keeping his back, towardlthe silent guillotine which teemed to be calling to him. He glanced' slyly, fearfully, over his shoulder and then faced the deliberately, his jaws set, his eyes staring. "It Is a quick a sure he muttered. "I anVthtag to lire for and bat a few years at most No- body cares whether I live or not even I. James Bansemer could not bat- ter me down, as be surely -will, if He crossed to an old chest and un- locked its lid with feverish haste. A bundle of papers came up In the, grasp of his teuse fingers. Casting dreadful glances at the Insistent ai. he seated himself at the table and began looking over the papers. He won't take his father's rotten mouey. but he'll take mine. Ifs honest [t represents wages honestly, bitterly earned. There's irore than to give him. Oe'li surprised. Twenty :honsandr He luid the first will flrawu In fuvo. Qraydoo setuer. signed and adUresaed, upou the table and then carelessly' tQased the other into the chest. "By the Lord Harry. I'll have the best of Bausomer yet. boy will take my money he spurns God! I wish 1 could see him when he knows nil this, it would be He flngered the document for a tense moment mud theu arose to remove his coat and rest These he hung away io his closet with all hla customary care- fulness. In the middle of the room be stopped, bis quivering-face turned to- ward the'gaunt thing of execution. 'His feet seemed nailed to the floor. His brain was urging him to go on with the horrid deed; bis body was rebelling. Suddenly focnd bis strength of limb. With a guttural bowl he clasped his hands to his eyes and fled blindly Into his bedroom. Hurling bis long, shivering frame upon the bed, be tried to shut out the enticing call of the thing-of death. How long he quivered there, shuddering and, struggling, be could not have told. In the as suddenly as he had leaped up and with a shrill laugb dashed back into the other room. There was no hesitation in his body now. With u muuiacal glee he rushed upon the devilish contrivance in the corner, tearing tbe ax from Its place with ruthless bands. Throughout the building rang the sounds of smashing wood, furious blows of steel upou wood; and high above the din arose the laugh of Ellas Droom. In two min- utes the guillotiue lay in chips and splinters about tbo room. Dropping back sigaiust the wall, wet with perspiration, a triumphant grin upon bis face. Ellas surveyed the His muscles relaxed and his eyes lest the dread that bad filled them. The smile actually grew into an. expression of sweetness and peace that his face bad never known before, As he staggered to a cbair a grout gigh of relief broke from bis lips. he gasped. "Ifs over; It's over! My bead U on my shoulders- It really is after all! It is not rolling Into the no! By my my own bead, was a close call for you, Ellas Droom... .Now-I'll take what comes. 1'li wait for James Ban- semer! -I'll'stick it out to the end. If be comes, bc'il me here. I've conquered the infernal death that stood waiting so long for me in that corner, and 1 never suspected it either. 3ow near it was to uje! It stood there and waited for me to come. It knew that 1 would come sooner or later; Bar i've smashed It It's gone! It's not With eager bauds be gathered up lie pieces of wood and cast them into :he stove. As tlie of that ViSbrfnl minister of death crackled i ml. spit with defeated venom Elias >rooui calmly pulled on his worn dress- np gown, lighted liis pipe acd eocKed iis feet UIKW the stove rail. ;t serene ook in his eyes, a chuckle In bis hroat. ether Exclusive Features are teo, wbeu you Positively PersUt getting EMy'f. All Qeetf Qreccra can supply Page Lawn Wire Fence A sample may be seen at A. xpcbon's on Crabb Street near Courtiand 3-ft fence, 21ic. per foot 3-ft 6-in. fence, 24c, per foot Jest sUel wire fence made Order from A, Columbia DryCeJl Batteries For gasoline engine ignition, for bell or telephone work W. L McKenzie 4 Co. Your for DRKYINfi JAS. HUME PHONE 289 CHAPTER XXXH1. A.N7E CABLE upon enter- ing the cab offered no re- sistance when Graydon drew her bead over a jainst Ills shoulder. His strong right hand clasped her listless fingers, and toe warmth of bis Ueart ctrme bounding into her veins as if bj magic. He did not speak to fcer, bat sbe knew that be was clalmiiif her then for all time. She knew that nothing could stand in the way of tea purpose. The sobs grew less despaiv- iBg, her understanding of things less vague and uncertain. A few moments before she had felt that ahe kin to the world; now there was a new appreciation of love and its greateess hi her soul. This man bad loved her, and he would .take her up and shield her against the hate of the world. There had not been a moment when her own love for him wavered. She worshiped as she had in the beginning The revelation of Droom, the theatric scenes In. the cafe, the crushing of the small hope she had cherished, all con- spired In this secure moment to waken her into a realltationi of what an over- balancing power love Is. Unconsciously her fingers tightened upon and her boOy drew closer She was arraying herself against the fear that she might-Jose this haven of joy. lifter haven she had been willing to scourge and destroy In the bitterness of her heart A great wave of pity for herself came sweeping over her. 11 grew out of the dread tha t he might, after all. deny her the plicc that no one In world could cplo face was suddenly II- :lnmined. The Incomprehensible sweet- ness'of pnln rushed through his blood He had glren np his bope blighted after the harsh hour with Droom. He could not beltere his new found sue eess. Doubt, enveloped him as he nitMd her bend: kiss crying for kind.' H its' lirni' crept behind her ofrer repulse. Her'-wet cheek touched his In snbmio sloo. It was firet .time bis hungry bad held her In centuries, it seemed to to her. It was the flint time their lips bad met, except In dreams, since that horrid night 90 Tong be was whispering lu her ear Her plans, her purposes, her sacrifices, were running away from her ID riotous disorder.. She .could not bold them in check. They fled like weak. Hugs before the older and stronger hopes and desires. TWy know or blockade of t-iibs at the corner of Forty-eecoml kwg tNey stood there ctbmeai nwJ Restau- rant in the city. Lunches from lOc. up Meals from 25o. np N. a MURRAY The Model Restaurant Appeals to everybody by its Excellent Menu and ought to claim the of all Union Men As it is run on strictly union piiuciples. Rooms in Connection John CaAtilY PROPRIETOR ;